Greek Grammar I (Fall 2022) & II (Spring 2022), HBU

This academic year I’m teaching Elementary Greek at Houston Baptist University again!  Here are some links to the materials that we’re using for the course. Note: to see the daily assignments for the course, simply scroll down below these links and you’ll see them–most recent meeting days first.

Helpful Links for the Greek Course

Syllabus: Can be accessed in Blackboard (HBU)

Dr. Marshall’s Course Handouts: Here

Course Textbook & Workbook (with Homework Key): in Restricted Access (for enrolled students only)

Course Audio Files: in Restricted Access (for enrolled students only)

Memory Assignments: Here.

Dr. Marshall’s Basics of Biblical Greek Mounce Chapter Lectures: Click here (this is a youtube playlist)  (Note: for Fall 22 and Spring 23, I’m not using BBG as a textbook; however, you may still find these lectures helpful.)

Mounce’s Online Greek Course Resources (supplementary materials related to Basics of Biblical Greek)

Restricted Access (only for those enrolled in class)

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Assignments for HBU Class

ASSIGNMENT PREP DUE DATES: [note: assignments will be ordered so that the most recent one appears on top]

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, May 1, 3 & 5:

MON: [1] Make sure you have watched Dr. M’s overview of Ch. 31 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video).  [2] Complete all Ch. 31 HW assignments and bring to class so we can discuss. 

WED: [1] Bring last questions on Ch. 31 HW. [2] Watch Dr. M’s overview of Chapter 32 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video). [3] Complete Parsing exercises for Ch. 32.

FRI: [1] Complete rest of Ch. 32 HW and bring to class.

FRI @ 11am: Pizza & Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session to end the year! This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 24, 26 & 28:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 28 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Read the rest of Ch. 29. [3] Complete all Ch. 29 HW assignments and bring to class so we can discuss. (We will look at HW questions after I wrap up my comments on Ch. 29.)

WED: [1] Bring last questions on Ch. 29 HW. [2] Watch Dr. M’s overview of Chapter 30 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video). [3] Complete Parsing exercises for Ch. 30.

FRI: [1] Complete rest of Ch. 30 HW and bring to class. [2] Watch Dr. M’s overview of Chapter 31 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video).

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 17, 19 & 21:

MON: [1] Bring last questions on Ch. 27 HW. [2] If you haven’t done so, watch Dr. M’s overview of Chapter 28 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video). [3] Complete Parsing exercises for Ch. 28.

WED: [1] Complete Ch. 26-27 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Complete rest of Ch. 28 HW and bring to class. [3] Watch Dr. M’s overview of Chapter 29 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video). 

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 28 quiz online in Bb by the end of the day. [2]  Complete all Ch. 29 HW assignments and bring to class Fri so we can discuss.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 10, 12 & 14:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 25 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Watch Dr. M’s overview of Chapter 26 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video). [3] Complete all Ch. 26 HW assignments and bring to class Mon so we can discuss.

WED: [1] Watch Dr. M’s overview of Chapter 27 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video). [2] Complete all Ch. 27 HW assignments and bring to class Mon so we can discuss.

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 26-27 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Watch Dr. M’s overview of Chapter 28 (see announcement from Blackboard with the private link to the video). [3] Complete Parsing exercises for Ch. 28.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Apr 3, 5 & 7:

MON: [1] Complete all Ch. 25 HW assignments and bring to class Mon so we can discuss.

WED: [1] Complete Ch. 25 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Read textbook Chs. 26-27 in preparation for lecture.

FRI: NO CLASS: Good Friday Holiday (Note: for next Mon, Complete all Ch. 26-27 HW assignments and bring to class.)

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 27, 29 & 31:

MON: [1] Complete all Ch. 24 HW assignments and bring to class Mon so we can discuss. [2] Complete Memory Assignment on Ch. 24.

WED: [1] Bring final Ch. 24 HW assignment questions to discuss.  [2] Read textbook Ch. 25 in preparation for lecture. 

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 24 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Complete all Ch. 24 HW assignments and bring to class.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Spring Break, Week of Mar 13-17:

WED Mar 15: Complete Ch. 23 Memory Assignment; focus is on Perfective (Aorist-stem) Ptc.

PRIOR TO 11:59pm TUES, Mar 21 MON, Mar 20: Complete Midterm Exam as a take-home test without helps or notes. (I will create a test in Bb and you’ll access the test from there.)

PRIOR TO MON, Mar 20: Complete all Ch. 23 HW assignments and bring to class Mon so we can discuss.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Mar 6, 8 & 10:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 21 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 22 in preparation for lecture.

WED: Read textbook Ch. 23 in preparation for lecture. Bring Perfective (Aorist-stem) Ptc handout.

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 22 quiz (vocab) online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 23 in preparation for lecture.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 27,  Mar 1 & 3:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 20 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Begin working on Ch. 21 HW.

WED: Complete Ch. 20 HW and bring to class.

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 21 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 22 in preparation for lecture.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 20, 22 & 24:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 20 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 21 in preparation for lecture. 

WED: [1] Complete Memory Assignment on Ch. 20. [2] Complete Ch. 20 quiz online in Bb by the end of the day.

FRI: Theology Conference sessions (instead of class). Be getting Ch. 21 HW exercises complete.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 13, 15 & 17:

MON: [1] Complete all remaining Ch. 19 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 20 in preparation for lecture. 

WED: [1] Complete Ch. 19 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Be sure you’ve read over Ch. 20.

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 20 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 21 in preparation for lecture.  

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Feb 6, 8 & 10:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 18 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 19 in preparation for lecture. 

WED: [1] Complete the Ch. 19 Memory Assignment. [2] Complete PARSING section of Ch. 19 HW.

FRI: [1] Complete all remaining Ch. 18 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 20 in preparation for lecture.  

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Jan 30, Feb 1 & 3:

MON: Read textbook Ch. 18 in preparation for lecture.

WED: Complete Ch. 18 HW and bring to class.

FRI: Bring Ch. 18 HW so we can answer final questions about HW. (Ch. 18 Quiz on Monday!).

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Jan 23, 25  & 27:

MON: Complete Ch. 17 HW and bring to class.

WED: [1] Read textbook Ch. 18 in preparation for lecture. [2] Bring Ch. 17 HW so we can answer final questions about HW. (Ch. 17 Quiz on Friday!)

FRI: [1] Complete the Ch. 18 Memory Assignment. [2] Complete Ch. 17 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Jan 16, 18  & 20:

MON: NO CLASS (MLK Holiday).

WED: [1] Read textbook Ch. 17 in preparation for lecture. [2] Bring copy of syllabus to class. [3] Begin working on the Ch. 17 Memory Assignment.

FRI: [1] Complete the Ch. 17 Memory Assignment. [2] Complete Ch. 17 HW and bring to class.

GREEK I, FALL SEMESTER ASSIGNMENTS ARE BELOW

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 28, 30  & Dec 2:

MON: [1] Complete the Ch. 14 Homework and watch my video on Ch. 14 HW Review (see Bb for links). [2] Bring HW to class and ask any final questions. [3] Read Ch. 15 in preparation for lecture.

WED: [1] Complete Ch. 14 quiz online in Bb by the beginning of class. [2] Complete Ch. 15 HW and bring to class. 

FRI: [1] Bring Ch. 15 HW to class for any final questions. Quiz will be due by end of day on Saturday. [2] Read Ch. 16 in preparation for lecture.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 21, 23  & 25:

MON: NO CLASS (Dr. M out of town). INSTEAD: Watch Dr. M’s Ch. 14 overview (and take notes!) of the lesson and complete the Ch. 14 HW by Wednesday. (See Announcement in Blackboard for link to lesson overview.)

WED: NO CLASS (Dr. M out of town). INSTEAD: Watch Dr. M’s Ch. 14 HW review and correct your HW as needed. (See Announcement in Blackboard for link to HW review.)

FRI: NO CLASS (Thanksgiving Holiday).

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 14, 16  & 18:

MON: Complete Ch. 13 HW and bring to class.

WED: [1] Read textbook Ch. 14 in preparation for lecture.

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 14 HW and bring to class.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Nov 7, 9  & 11:

MON: NO CLASS: classes cancelled.

WED: [1] Read textbook Ch. 13 in preparation for lecture.

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 13 HW and bring to class.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 31, Nov 2 & 4:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 11 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 12 in preparation for lecture.

WED: [1] We will finish going over HW for Ch. 10. No quiz online until Fri.  [2] Read textbook Ch. 12 if you haven’t already.

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 11 quiz online in Bb by class Saturday at the end of the day.  [2] Read textbook Ch. 13 in preparation for lecture.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 24, 26, & 28:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 10 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 11 in preparation for lecture.

WED: [1] Complete Ch. 10 quiz online in Bb by class.  [2] Complete Parsing exercises for Ch. 11.

FRI: [1] Complete rest of Ch. 11 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 12 in preparation for lecture.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 17, 19, & 21:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 9 quiz online in Bb by class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 10 in preparation for lecture.

WED: [1] Complete Ch. 10 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 11 in preparation for lecture.

FRI: [1] No Class: Fall Break! [2]

NEXT MON WED: Complete Lesson 10 Quiz online in Bb by end of day today.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 10, 12, & 14:

MON: [1] Complete Ch. 8 quiz online in Bb by class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 9 in preparation for lecture.

WED: [1] Complete Ch. 9 HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 10 in preparation for lecture.

THUR: 7:00pm A.O. Collins Lecture with Edith Humphrey

FRI: 9:00am Edith Humphrey student lecture in Dr. Sorgwe’s OT Theology class (Founders Hall 1, Room 213: new bldg behind Independence Hall to left)

FRI: [1] Complete Ch. 9 quiz online in Bb by class.  [2] Complete Ch. 10 HW and bring to class.

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Oct 3, 5, & 7:

MON: [1] Read textbook Ch. 8 in preparation for lecture.

Wed: Midterm (covers up to Ch. 7). Remote students will take test off-site; residential students will take test in class at 2pm.

Fri: Complete Ch. 8 HW and bring to class.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Sept 26, 28, & 30:

MON: [1] Read textbook Ch. 7 in preparation for lecture.

Wed: [1] Complete Ch. 6 quiz online in Bb by 11:59pm on Tuesday. Turn in Ch. 6 HW in class on Wed (remote students upload by end of day). [2]  Complete Ch. 7 HW and bring to class.

Fri: [1] Read textbook Ch. 8 in preparation for lecture. [2] Complete Ch. 7 quiz online in Bb.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri, Sept 19, 21, & 22:

Mon: [1] Complete Ch. 5 Drill Sheet HW and bring to class. [2] Read textbook Ch. 6 in preparation for lecture. [3] There is not a quiz for Ch. 5.

Wed: [1] Complete Ch. 6 HW and bring to class. (Make sure you have checked your work with the answer key.) [2] Read textbook Ch. 7 in preparation for lecture.

Fri: [1] Complete Ch. 6 quiz online in Bb. Turn in Ch. 6 HW in class (remote students upload by end of day). [2]  Complete Ch. 7 HW and bring to class. 

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri,  Sept 12, 14, & 16:

Mon: [1] Complete Ch. 3 quiz online in Bb.  Turn in Ch. 3 HW in class (remote students upload by end of day). [2] Read textbook Ch. 4 in preparation for lecture.

Wed: [1] Complete Ch. 4 HW and bring to class. (Make sure you have checked your work with the answer key.) [2] Read textbook Ch. 5 in preparation for lecture.

Fri: [1] Complete Ch. 4 quiz online in Bb. Turn in Ch. 4 HW in class (remote students upload by end of day). [2]  Complete Ch. 5 Drill Sheet HW and bring to class. 

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Mon, Wed, & Fri,  Sept 5, 7, & 9:

Mon: No class: Labor Day.

Wed: [1] Complete Greek Alphabet quiz and bring to class.  [2] Bring completed Ch. 2 HW.

Fri: [1] Complete Ch. 2 quiz online in Bb.  [2] Complete Ch. 3 HW and bring to class. (Make sure you have checked your work with the answer key.) [3] Read textbook Ch. 4 in preparation for lecture.

FRI @ 11am: on Fridays we’ll do our Pour-Over Coffee (or Tea) session. This is for any BibLang/Classics majors, or any students who are currently taking courses in these areas. Please spread the word! Upstairs in the SCT office area by the coffee maker and fridge! Free coffee! See you there at 11am!

Due Monday, Aug 29: In preparation for our first class meeting, do the following BEFORE class on Monday:

[1] Print and/or download the syllabus and bring to class so that we can discuss and take down notes on it.

[2] Read and study Greek textbook chapters 1-3.

Promoting the study of Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Aramaic, and Hellenistic Greek

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